What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name LIPPERT, CLARENCE K, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,306.75 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KATHERINE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $83,306.44 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, MARILYN Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,306.31 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CLARENCE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,306.21 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ANTHONY Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,305.66 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,305.41 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, MICHAEL S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $83,305.37 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ALICE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,305.16 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASTIRAS, JAMES C Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,304.74 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HUGO M Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,304.72 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, JOHN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,304.70 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDECANTOS, DAVID V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,304.52 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROWAK, DAVID P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,304.00 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITIS, DIMITRIOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,303.46 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, ELAINE H Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $83,302.61 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, AUDREY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,302.26 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE CRAFT, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,301.62 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, KAREN M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $83,301.62 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, ELLEN G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $83,301.45 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEENSTRA, STUART W Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $83,300.98 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VARUGHESE K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,300.81 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $83,299.82 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,299.71 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, BRENNAN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,299.11 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $83,298.94 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRINO, DONALD L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,298.82 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TODD H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $83,298.04 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, GEORGE W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $83,298.00 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSEE, ALFRED E, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,297.53 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARIEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $83,296.83 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SINO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,295.73 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTZ, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,295.71 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SHANNON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,295.33 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,294.90 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,294.86 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, DENNIS M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,294.74 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, RICHARD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,294.25 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, JERRY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,293.07 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, MICHEAL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,292.63 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOHN K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,292.38 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LATASHA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,292.34 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, MICHELLE R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $83,291.77 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, PENNY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRANDOLA, LISA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SUZANNE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIA, ANNA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 02/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOROTHY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERNO, ROSEMARY F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EVA T NILSSON Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,291.77 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,291.46 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, GREG J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,290.97 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, MARK E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,290.75 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JALISA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,290.63 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, VEROLD K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,290.58 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, JUDY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $83,290.49 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMASCIO, DANIELLE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,290.38 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, HECTOR J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $83,290.16 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPRACHT, LAURI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,289.62 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXTED, ANGELA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,289.23 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACH, MELODY A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $83,288.81 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, KEITH T Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $83,288.54 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIPOLLITTI, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Amount $83,288.01 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CLIFFORD J Employer name Tioga County Amount $83,287.42 Date 07/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECUYER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,287.19 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAZE, BELGE B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,287.03 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOTTO, SAMANTHA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,286.16 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, MARK R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $83,285.34 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, ERIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,285.06 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, FRANCISCO R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,284.92 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRAGGE, BRIAN A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $83,284.37 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, WELLINGTON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,283.31 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEREWECKI, KRISTEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,282.45 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PNIEWSKI, HEATHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,281.60 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNAUTH, SHARMAINE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,281.33 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, GLENN C Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $83,281.23 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, RUTH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,280.80 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISACONE, KRISTIE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,280.60 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, EDWARD M Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,280.59 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTFI, JEFFREY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $83,280.47 Date 01/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, MAUREEN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,280.31 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIHL, PAUL J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $83,279.07 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, DANIEL S Employer name Cortland County Amount $83,277.31 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, KENNETH G Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $83,276.98 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUZOWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $83,276.64 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,276.22 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELA, LINDA I Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,275.86 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CHERYL K Employer name Albany County Amount $83,275.37 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $83,275.15 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $83,275.01 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,274.55 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MATTHEW L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $83,273.86 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIE, ROGER C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $83,273.62 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISIEWICZ, KEVIN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,273.45 Date 10/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, OLGA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $83,272.22 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL P, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,271.96 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,271.45 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTO, KEVIN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,271.44 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, GARY S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $83,271.23 Date 02/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, CARLOS M, JR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $83,271.04 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System